Opisthocoelicaudia

About Opisthocoelicaudia

This large sauropod was discovered in 1965 in the Gobi Desert. This animal was shorter than many other sauropods, but was also heavier than most, meaning that its body was large and compact. Unfortunately, the fossils found lacked the skull and most of the neck.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Opisthocoelicaudia
How do I pronounce Opisthocoelicaudia?
Owe-piss-thoe-seel-ee-cawd-ee-ah
What does the name Opisthocoelicaudia mean?
Hollow-backed-tailbone
How long was Opisthocoelicaudia?
40.00 feet 12.00 meters
How heavy was Opisthocoelicaudia?
40000.00 pounds 20000.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Opisthocoelicaudia assigned to?
Sauropoda
What did Opisthocoelicaudia eat?
Plants
How many years ago did Opisthocoelicaudia live?
70,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Opisthocoelicaudia live?
Late Cretaceous
Where did Opisthocoelicaudia live?
Asia, Mongolia
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Opisthocoelicaudia's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

Opisthocoelicaudia Map

Opisthocoelicaudia's size

0 kg
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